"Even a small kingdom, Your Highness, can make effective use of modern management techniques."
"You've been warned, Hoskins."
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"We're ready to begin the next phase of keeping things exactly the way they are."
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"And, for insurance purposes, you must buy insurance."
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"Seth, here, is one of the best young creative compromisers in the business."
"Meet your sales numbers this month, Feldman, and you can have your head back."
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"So you're depressed. Everybody's depressed—some of us just handle it better than others."
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"Sometimes it's good just to have someone you can bounce heavy objects off."
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"I want you to play a bigger role in the day-to-day operations of ignoring the obvious."
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Disgruntled employee of the month parking.
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"Run like a bunny and give this to Peterson."
"Marissa, have we a lovely parting gift for Mr. Griswold?"
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"They tell me you're a nincompoop, Henderson, but you certainly do know how to maintain a crease."
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"I'd like your honest, unbiased and possibly career-ending opinion on something."
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Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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"You have no idea how political this place is."
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"I much preferred the backstabbing to the paint-balling."
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"I need someone who knows how to operate computer people."
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"Better show my three-o'clock in, Yolanda. He has been waiting."
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"Can I call you back? I'm still recovering from a night of binge hiring."
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"Well, maybe if you let me work from home I wouldn't have to look at porn on my work computer."
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"But if you were a real boy you wouldn't be allowed to work such long hours."
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"Thank you for neglecting your work long enough to listen to my thoughts on efficiency."
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